A Last Minute Birthday Card

  A last minute invitation to spend the day with a friend who is turning 7 years old tomorrow calls for a quick card!  No need to sacrifice CUTE though with Stampin’ Up!’s new Cherry on Top Designer Series Paper Stack.  You get all kinds of cute birthday-appropriate papers in…

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Tomorrow is a BIG Day!

Hi Everyone!  I have some exciting news to share with you today… Tomorrow, June 30th, will be a busy one as we ring out the Stampin’ Year with Bonus Deals from Stampin’Up! There will be more items in both the Weekly Deals and the Clearance Rack for you to check out. …

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Did you hear the news?

    It is true!  Stampin’ Up! will be stocking their Clearance Rack with lots of new items this coming Tuesday, June 30th.  These deals are amazing in that the mark-downs are up to 80%.  They are only available until they run out, however, so check in on Tuesday and…

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Dahlia Just For You

  Good Friday Morning to you!  Just a quick post today…   I featured this card in my free newsletter this week.  If you are interested in receiving my newsletter in your email inbox, just click on Contact Me and fill out the short form.  Don’t forget to specify Newsletter…

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Patriotic Stars for PPA 257

What a busy couple of weeks it has been for us here in Granite Bay!  We had our grandson living with us – he is nearly 9 years old and has mega energy!  We took him to Yosemite, to an Oakland A’s game, and lots of baseball practices.  I ran…

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Weekly Deals and More!

We have an AWESOME selection of deals for you this week at Stampin’ Up!  I can’t wait to show you….      Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper Price: $5.00, Now $3.75 Gold 1/8″ Ribbon Price: $5.00, Now $3.75 Lucky Stars Textured Impressions Embossing Folders Price: $7.50, Now $5.63 Mini Treat Bag…

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Butterfly Birthday for PPA 256

Yesterday was my lovely sister-in-law’s birthday.  Happy Birthday, Sarah!  What a perfect time to try out my new Watercolor Wings stamp set.  I am having so much fun experimenting with different colors on these three-way stamps.  Here’s the set:   Images © 2015 Stampin’ Up! And here is this week’s…

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Weekly Deals for June 16 – 22

Check out the Weekly Deals running through Monday, June 22! I love all of Stampin’ Up!’s punches, and there are two favorites on sale this week for 25% off.  The Honeycomb Embossing Folder has been on my wish list for a while now, so I’m super excited to get it…

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Beautiful Wings Birthday Card

  I’m going to apologize right up front today for showing you a card that is made mostly with retired products.  I know that can be frustrating when you see something you like, but find out it isn’t available anymore.  But I want to show it to you anyway, for…

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Wing Tips For Father’s Day and PPA 255

  What says “Dad” more than Wing Tips???  OK, perhaps I’m dating myself.  I don’t know if today’s Dad wears these anymore, but mine did – to work at the bank.  Now, they kind of look like golf shoes!  I’m pretty sure my dad had these golf shoes too!  Anyway,…

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Happy Birthday, Seahawks Fan!

  I had a request for a birthday card in the team colors for a young Seahawks fan.  That means navy, green, and gray!  I love Be The Star stamp set for boys.  Lots of layers and bright colors make this a fun card for a soon-to-be 9 year old.…

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Butterflies for PPA 254

  I mentioned yesterday that I would be posting a card for the Pals Paper Arts challenge today.  Then my grandson came over to spend the night and is here with us today.  He went to the park to play a little baseball with his grandpa, so I had about…

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You’ve Got This!

  You’ve Got This! is a new stamp set in the 2015-16 Annual Catalog.  It comes with two cases.  One holds the single background stamp and the other one has the flowers and sentiments:   For this card I used Pink Pirouette on the background and stamped the flower in…

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Guy Greetings – a CASE

  You may have seen this card before.  It was designed by Linda Heller and posted on Stamping School.  This is a new stamp set to me, although not to Stampin’ Up!  It first appeared in the 2015 Occasions catalog and has been carried over to the new Annual Catalog. …

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A Card For the Handy Dad and PPA 253

  Good Monday Morning to you, and Happy first day of June!  I have a Father’s Day card for you today – super quick and easy – and I thought I would share with you the thought process that went into making this card.  This narrative went through my head……

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